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3-year old falls in restaurant grease pit, dies

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A preliminary investigation by Auburn Police Division determined that Sadie Grace Andrews, age 3, died as a result of falling into a grease trap in a grassy area near the restaurant drive-through on Saturday, October 14. Officers responded at about 12:45 p.m. and arrived as CPR was being performed on the child. APD Officers continued […]

Flooding, rains hammer Chambers County

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Tropical moisture has been no stranger to the Chambers County area this season. As storms such as Harvey and Irma have left their mark on the region the latest Nate left a significant mark across the area on Sunday and Monday, by dropping torrential amounts of rain that left some parts […]

LHS prepares for homecoming

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12th Grade Queen Representatives The Bulldogs are on a four game winning streak and are preparing for a big region game this week against the Horseshoe Bend Generals. The festivities start on Thursday with the annual Homecoming Parade.The parade consists of the annual Homecoming Court, the LaFayette High Marching Bulldogs Band, the LaFayette Bulldogs Varsity, Jr. High […]

Chamber honors businesses

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The Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce gave special recognition to several local businesses Thursday evening during its 54th Annual Membership Meeting, hosted by King Auto Corner in Valley. The never before presented awards were given to businesses and individuals selected by Chamber members for outstanding service to the community. Shown are representatives of the […]

Chambers homecoming court announced

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Chambers Academy announces it’s 2017 homecoming court.  Pictured from left to right are Sissie Ansbro- 9th grade princess candidate, Kayla Cross- 11th grade princess candidate, Kelsey Oliver- Senior Queen candidate, Jossie Daniel- Senior Queen Candidate, Olivia Williams- 10th grade princess candidate. Winners will be announced during halftime festivities Friday night on Torbert Field.

Give me flowers now says centenarian

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Mrs. Annie Mae Bledsoe will celebrate her 100th Birthday on September 20th 2017. Mrs. Bledsoe is the wife of the late Johnnie L. Bledsoe. Mrs. Bledsoe has witnessed and experienced many things down through the years of her life. I am sure if you would set down and talk to her abut the past, she […]

Social Club donates supplies

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By Pam Holloway LaFayette Eastside Elementary School, located within the Chambers County school district recently received a generous donation of school supplies.  This donation was made possible thanks to the efforts of the Gentlemen Unlimited Social Club of Opelika, AL. Six boxes stuffed with everything ranging from notebook paper to rulers were given.  In hopes of […]

ECLIPSED: A view from the school

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Kids kindergarten thru 12th grade at Chambers Academy got to experience history in the making! Over 150 students, teachers and parents gathered at Tolbert field and were ready to see what the eclipse had in store for them. Most of the young on lookers had never experienced an eclipse much less set on the opposing side […]